Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Home Theatre Page 3


tiny takes place at the former NSLC location at Scotia Square from November 5 – 17.

tiny explores an alternative 20th-century history in which superheroes are the others

With tiny, Halifax's Eastern Front Theatre and Zuppa Theatre Co move out of the traditional theatre to present a show that is equal parts...
Members of the cast of Zomblet. Photo by Stoo Metz.

Theatre review: Zomblet is a cheeky take on Shakespeare’s tragedy

Irreverant, funny and far cleverer than it has any right to be The Villains Theatre and Terra Novella Theatre production of Zomblet answers the...
We're looking for a few good writers

Eastern Front Theatre announces this year’s members of emerging playwrights program

Following a call for applications earlier this summer, Halifax’s Eastern Front Theatre (EFT) has announced the members of the 2019/2020 RBC Emerging Playwrights Program. This...
Ben Caplan in the 2b theatre company production of Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story.

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story remains a timely (and personal) exploration of immigration

With Canadians coming out of another election cycle, there is perhaps some irony in the origins of the title for 2b theatre’s Old Stock:...
Donovan Colan (left) and Wyatt Moss (right) will share the role of Billy Elliot in the Neptune Theatre production of Billy Elliot the Musical coming in April 2020. Donovan Colan photo by Monique D'Eon. Wyatt Moss photo courtesy the artist.

Neptune Theatre finds their Billys

In a media release, Neptune Theatre announced the casting for its production of Billy Elliot the Musical. Included in the list are two young men,...
Members of the cast and creative team of Zomblet (LtR: Melanie Patten, Zach Greenham, Lara Lewis, Colleen MacIsaac, Katerina Bakolias, Michael Kamras, Jessica Oliver, Audrey Eastwood, Nick Cox, and Noella Murphy). Photo by Dan Bray.

Shakespeare and zombies meet at Elsinore in Dan Bray’s Zomblet

"To sleep, perchance to nightmare." No, it's not a typo. It is a twist on one of the lines from Shakespeare's most famous soliloquies in...
Theatre Du Poulet presents Settle Elsewhere, a site-specific exploration of the immigrant experience.

Theatre du Poulet’s Settle Elsewhere explores the immigrant experience

As immigrants themselves, Carmen Lee and Chun Shing (Roland) Au know first-hand what it is like to arrive on a foreign shore. Originally from...
Breton Lalama and Julia Topple in the Neptune Theatre production of Pleasureville. Photo by Stoo Metz.

Theatre review: the many pleasures of Pleasureville

Pleasureville has all the makings of a CBC hit – quirky characters, an endless supply of possibilities and a premise that would make viewers...
The cast of the Theatre Arts Guild production of The Ladies Foursome.

Theatre review: The Ladies Foursome rarely lands the green

With over fifty scripts under his belt, Norm Foster is one of Canada’s most produced playwrights. His writing rarely makes you think. Like watching...
Stephanie MacDonald and Jodee Richardson in the Neptune Theatre production of The Last Wife. Photo by Stoo Metz.

Theatre review: The Last Wife would work more effectively as a Netflix series

While The Last Wife features some fine acting, looks incredible, and is intriguing, I wanted to pause the action to use the washroom, refill...

Get Social